How To Install A Basketball Hoop On Existing Concrete: Step-By-Step Guide

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Installing a basketball hoop on existing concrete might seem like a daunting task, but it is actually quite simple. All you need to know are the right tools and steps to take in order to successfully install your basketball hoop. This blog post will guide you through the entire process and make sure that you have all of the information necessary for installing your basketball hoop on existing concrete.

What You’ll Need

Before starting your installation, there are some things that you will need: an adjustable wrench, an electric drill with masonry bit, epoxy cement or liquid nail adhesive compound (optional), anchor bolts, lag shield anchors or wedge anchors (depending on whether or not there is any pre-existing metal reinforcement in the concrete). It’s also important to make sure that the area where you plan on installing your basketball hoop is even and level so that it stands properly when finished.

Step By Step Instructions

Once you have gathered all of the materials needed for installation, it’s time to start assembling everything together: First off, place your backboard onto its frame and securely fasten it with screws provided by manufacturer if necessary; then attach the support arms by bolting them into position; use an electric drill to pre-drill holes into the concrete base where lag shields/wedge anchors will be inserted; insert lag shields/wedge anchors into pre-drilled holes using epoxy cement or liquid nail adhesive as needed; lastly screw anchor bolts into each anchor before finally attaching basketball pole onto mounting plate using adjustable wrench.


Installing a basketball hoop onto existing concrete may take some time depending upon how secure its setup needs to be but following these instructions should help ensure a successful result! With just basic tools and supplies anyone can quickly put up their very own mini court at home – no matter what size backyard they have available!